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Flooring: Most Popular Articles

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Everything You Should Know About Bamboo Floring
A comparative look at the positive benefits and the negative drawbacks of natural bamboo flooring
An In-Depth Look at the Pros and Cons of...
A guide to the benefits and drawbacks of using a concrete floor in various interior and exterior locations.
We Compare and Contrast Bamboo and Hardwood...
A comparative look at bamboo versus hardwood flooring options, and the advantages, and disadvantages of each.
The Pros and Cons of Laminate Flooring
There are a number of benefits to using laminate flooring, but there are also a variety of drawbacks that you should be aware of.
How To Keep Your Bamboo Floors Looking Brand New
Information about cleaning and caring for the bamboo floors in your home.
The A to Z of Kitchen Floors: Design Ideas and...
Brick flooring is a relatively inexpensive kitchen flooring option, that is also low maintenance and easy to keep clean.
How Much Does It Really Cost to Refinish...
This articles explores the different elements which effect the cost of refinishing a hardwood floor, and compares it to the price of new installations and other alternatives.
What's the Best Way to Clean Tile Grout?
Tips and tricks for cleaning set in mildew out of the grout lines in your bathroom.
Pros and Cons of Resilient Vinyl Flooring
The advantages and disadvantages of vinyl flooring in residential and commercial applications.
How Laminate Flooring in the Kitchen Can Be...
Laminate flooring isn't always appropriate for a kitchen, but with new manufacturing techniques it is a viable option.
What's the Difference Between Vinyl and...
A side by side look at vinyl versus linoleum flooring, with a close comparison of the two materials.
Want to Steam Clean Your Hardwood Floor? Read...
Full instructions for steam cleaning your hardwood floors, including very important warnings about ways that you can seriously damage your hardwood floor surface covering.
We Weigh the Pros and Cons of Cork Flooring
A look at the various elements of cork flooring, and how they hold up in different rooms around the home and in commercial settings.
The 5 Best Bedroom Flooring Options
A look at the 5 best bedroom flooring options, taking into account design, feel, insulation, comfort, and maintenance.
Carpet vs. Hardwood Flooring: The Great Showdown
Hardwood flooring and carpet are two of the most popular flooring options available, and in this article we look at them side by side.
How to Choose the Right Basement Flooring
A look at different basement flooring options
Pros and Cons of Rubber Flooring Tiles
There are a number of advantages, and disadvantages, to installing a rubber floor in an interior space. This article looks at the different characteristics and what they might mean to you.
An Overview of Carpet Options
A look at the different types of carpets that you can get, including loop pile, and split pile carpeting options. It also discusses the benefits and drawbacks of each fiber style.
We Weigh the Pros and Cons of Prefinished...
A look at the pros and cons of pre-finished hardwood flooring in comparison with wood floors that are treated on site.
Cost Effective Green Flooring Options
A list of the best value green flooring options which are available including a comparison of prices, durability, and environmental impact
How to Choose the Correct Laminate Flooring...
Everything you need to know about laminate flooring underlayment.
Cleaning Pet Stains From A Carpet
Techniques for cleaning dog and cat urine stains from carpeting.
The Right Way to Clean Rubber Flooring Tiles
An in depth look at how to clean and care for rubber flooring tiles.
Ceramic Flooring Pros and Cons
An in depth look at ceramic flooring, and the qualities that it can bring to an installation, both positive, and negative.
Marble Flooring Information
A beginners guide to marble flooring, including information on how pricing, maintenance, and cleaning considerations. A must read for anyone who is considering installing a marble floor.
How to Clean Linoleum Flooring
Linoleum flooring is relatively resilient, however it does require some care when cleaning dirt, stains, and other blemishes
Mosaic Glass Tile Flooring: Pros, Cons, and Tips
The benefits and drawbacks of mosaic glass tiles when used in flooring installations throughout the home and in commercial properties.
Installing Cement Board Underlayment For Tile
Cement board underlayment or some other type of water barrier underlayment needs to be installed before tiles can be laid in a room.
Solid, Engineered, or Strand-Woven Bamboo:...
A comparison of strand woven, engineered, and solid bamboo floors, including the various processes used to manufacture them and the characteristics of the final material.
Vinyl Basement Flooring
A look at waterproof vinyl flooring in basements, cellars, and below grade installations.
Pros and Cons of Marble Kitchen Flooring
Is marble tile a good material for kitchen floors? Here we discuss the benefits and the drawbacks of this elegant material.
How To Clean Hardwood Floors: Proper Care...
Basic information about how to clean, care for, and maintain a natural hardwood flooring installation
How to Install Marble Floor Tiles: A Photo...
Instructions for installing marble floor tiles including pictures of each step along the way.
Is Bamboo Flooring Right for Your Bathroom?
A look at whether bamboo can be used safely and effectively as a flooring material for bathrooms.
Testing To Determine The Moisture Content Of a...
A look at the different methods and procedures that are used to determine the level of moisture in a concrete floor or subfloor
Cork Flooring In Basements and Below Grade...
A look at cork flooring in basements, and whether it is appropriate for these below grade installations.
A Complete Guide To Natural Stone Tile Flooring
A complete overview of natural stone tiles. Includes important questions to ask your dealer, care and maintenance instructions, and the differences between various natural materials that are available for flooring applications.
Basic Information About Bamboo Flooring
A complete guide to natural bamboo flooring
Laminate Basement Flooring
Laminate flooring faces a number of challenges on a below grade installation, but there are precautions that you can take.
Bamboo Flooring Buying Guide
Everything you need to know to be able to make an informed decision when purchasing a bamboo floor
Care and Maintenance of Bamboo Floors
Taking care of a bamboo floor, including important information about caring for and maintaining it over the long term.
The Pros and Cons of Brick Flooring
A look at the advantages, and the disadvantages of brick flooring in various locations throughout the home.
Sheet Versus Tile Vinyl Floors
There are a lot of differences between vinyl tiles and vinyl sheet flooring. These can make a big difference in how the floor holds up.
A Complete Guide To Natural Cork Flooring
An overview of everything you need to know about natural cork flooring.
Vinyl Flooring Picture Gallery
An image gallery containing a collection of pictures of vinyl floor installations in various environments.
How to Clean Your Natural Cork Flooring
Information on how to clean and care for your cork floor, in any room in the house.
Inexpensive Options For Flooring In Basements
The right basement flooring can completely transform the space. in this article we look at a variety of low cost options that can dramatically improve the quality of a below grade environment.
The Best Flooring For Senior Citizens
A look at different flooring types and their suitability for senior citizen living areas.
Cork Flooring For Bathrooms
Is cork flooring appropriate for bathrooms? Experts disagree, but there are definitely advantages and disadvantages to this unique material.
Linoleum Kitchens
Information about using linoleum in a kitchen flooring application including water protection and cleaning instructions
Ceramic Tile Basement Floors
A look at ceramic floor tile and its use in basements, cellars, and other below grade installations.
Cork Kitchen Floor Tiles
Are cork floor tiles right for your kitchen? We discuss the benefits and drawbacks in this exclusive article.
Don't Panic! How to Clean Beer and Wine Stains...
Cleaning beer and wine stains from your carpets
Pictures of Concrete Flooring Surface Treatments
An image gallery featuring pictures of a variety of concrete floor surface treatments, which can allow you to achieve a number of different inspiring effects using this unique construction material.
Vinyl Wood Flooring Versus Natural Hardwood
Vinyl hardwood flooring is able to simulate the look of real, natural wood materials very accurately, but it is not yet able to mimic the feel of the actual thing.
Commercial Vinyl Flooring
Vinyl is a relatively durable commercial flooring application which can be put to good use in mid and high traffic locations. However the quality, type, and manufacturing integrity of the material will determine how well it will hold up over time.
Vinyl Bathroom Flooring Materials
Is vinyl flooring right for your bathroom? While it is resilient and water resistant, there are some factors that you need to know about before choosing this flooring material for your home.
Concrete Bathroom Flooring
Concrete is becoming a popular option in many interior bathrooms, both because of the utility of the material, and its ability to be painted, stained, and etched.
Cork Flooring Pictures and Image Gallery
Inlaid cork kitchen flooring tile in a kitchen.
The Challenges Facing Hardwood Flooring In...
Hardwood flooring can be challenging to maintain in a wet and humid environment such as the bathroom. In this article I discuss some of the ways you can meet these challenges, and discuss the pros and cons of using wood flooring materials in this space.
Natural Hardwood Bedroom Flooring
A look at hardwood flooring in a bedroom, its advantages, its disadvantages, and its value when selling a home.
Concrete Flooring Color, Texture, and Design...
An overview of the different style and design options that are available with a concrete floor, including epoxy, pigmentation and acid staining techniques.
Bamboo Flooring In Residential Kitchens
Understanding the different options that are available to you, and their consequences, can save you a lot of trouble down the line.
A Guide To Purchasing Laminate Floors
Important facts and information that you need to know about laminate flooring.
Residential Vinyl Floor Tile
An overview of information you need before you choose vinyl tiles or sheets for your home or flooring project.
Concrete Kitchens - Low Maintenance Flooring...
Concrete may be an excellent choice in the kitchen due to its water resistant properties, but there are some thing you may want to be concerned with before making a purchasing decision.
Sealing a Marble Floor
Instructions for properly sealing marble flooring using a quality surface sealing agent.
Is Hardwood Flooring Right for Your Kitchen?
Hardwood floors can be used in kitchens, but they will require constant maintenance and vigilance, as well as periodic refinishing to keep them looking their best
Hardwood Floors: Size, Shape, Finish and Grade
A complete shopping guide for hardwood floors including information about grade, cut, hardness, and species, so that you can make an informed decision.
Kitchen Flooring Pictures: A Gallery of Designs...
A dark walnut hardwood floor, found in a powerful, robust kitchen setting. Page 2.
All Natural Linoleum Flooring
Characteristics, design, and installation considerations when choosing linoleum flooring
The Environmental Impact of Vinyl Flooring
There are numerous ecological concerns when it comes to vinyl flooring, from its production, through its life cycle, and through to its waste period.
Linoleum Bathroom Flooring Considerations
A look at the characteristics, advantages, and drawbacks to installing Linoleum in a bathroom.
Linoleum Basement Floors
An in depth look at linoleum sheet and tile flooring, and its use in a below grade basement location.
Marble Floor Tile Options
A look at the different options that are available when choosing marble floors.
Cheap and Easy Floor Cleaning Secrets
A look at various inexpensive ways that you can use to keep your floor clean.
Bamboo Flooring Pictures and Design Ideas
A look at a variety of bamboo flooring options, installed in several different interior spaces around the home.
Low Maintenance Kitchen Flooring Ideas
It's difficult to find a floor that can handle the spills and splatters that are common in the kitchen. In this article we look at a variety of flooring options that are easy to clean, and low maintenance.
How To Clean a Laminate Floor
Instructions for cleaning and caring for a laminate floor installation.
An Overview of Concrete Flooring
A general look at concrete flooring materials including background information, material make-up, and both commercial and residential applications
Hardwood Flooring Information: A Beginner&#8217...
Background information about hardwood floors, including installation, repair, and maintenance instructions.
Thinking About Installing Vinyl Flooring? Read...
An in depth look at vinyl sheet and tile flooring, and its application in various kitchen environments. This includes information about maintenance, long term care, pricing, and other relevant factors.
Natural Carpet Fiber Options
A look at the different all natural, environmentally friendly carpet materials
Basic Laminate Flooring Information
Basic background information about laminate floors including history, applications, and structural flooring info.
Sandstone Flooring Pros and Cons
A look at the benefits and drawbacks of using sandstone flooring in various applications.
Concrete Basement Floor Slabs
The existing concrete slab in your basement may be the perfect flooring option when treated with stain and paint coverings
Children’s Bedroom Floor Options
When looking at flooring for a child's room, you want to try and balance low maintenance, with soft safety, to find a material that will support and protect them as they play.
Hardwood Flooring Finish, Stain, and Decorative...
A look at the different decorative and finish treatments that can be used to both dress a hardwood floor, and protect it from spills, scratches, and stains.
Bamboo Flooring in a Basement
A look at the different things you have to consider when you decide to install a bamboo floor in a sub grade basement location
Drawing Reference Lines For Tile Installations
Drawing reference lines on the subfloor, tracing through the center of the room, allows you to center the design of the tile pattern on the middle of the room.
Ceramic Tiles For Living Room Floors
Ceramic flooring is a great, low maintenance solution for a variety of living rooms, dens, and family rooms.
Maintenance of Sheet And Soft Tile Flooring
cleaning and maintenance of vinyl flooring
Parquet Wood Flooring
An in depth look at parquet flooring, exploring it's manufacture, use, and maintenance.
Replacing Marble Tile Grout Lines
Clean any grout dust that adheres to the surface of the tiles before moving on.
8 Inspirational Photos of Gorgeous Brick Flooring
Contrasting rich red brick flooring images in a kitchen
Long Term Cork Flooring Maintenance and Care...
This article lists detailed instructions for the long term care and maintenance of a natural cork floor.
Laminate Living Room Flooring Pictures
A look at a living room with laminate floors that simulate a golden oak hardwood look.
Rubber Flooring For Basements
The durability, and resistance to water penetration that is an inherent characteristic of rubber flooring make sit perfect for basement installations.
Commercial Laminate Flooring
Some laminate manufacturers make products which are designed to handle high traffic commercial locations.
Laminate Flooring Image and Design Gallery
A picture of a faux hardwood plank laminate floor
Brick Flooring In Kitchens
A look at brick kitchen flooring and the various options that are available to you. It also discusses some of the drawbacks of this material in a kitchen, including concerns about water penetration.
Cleaning a Brick Floor
Cleaning a brick flooring installation. Detailed instruction
Ceramic Tile Flooring Overview
A complete guide to ceramic tile flooring, including information about manufacture, design, use, and care
Commercial Kitchen Flooring Options
Commercial kitchen flooring has to deal with all of the normal dangers of a culinary environment, multiplied by numerous chefs, waiters, waitresses, and a constant stream of dripping dishes.
Green and Natural Linoleum Flooring
Linoleum is one of the most environmentally friendly flooring options available. Made from natural renewable materials, it can be easily recycled and can last up to 40 years.
Natural Cork Flooring
A low impact, readily renewable flooring choice, natural cork is ecologically friendly, and functionally suited to a variety of environments.
Maintaining a Brick Floor
Brick flooring maintenance instructions for keeping a brick floor looking its best
Pet Friendly Bedroom Floor Options
An exploration of a variety of bedroom flooring options, in order to compare their suitability for use by pet owners.
Commercial Bamboo Flooring Information
A look at the options available for people seeking to use bamboo flooring materials in commercial and high traffic situations.
Linoleum Bedroom Flooring Ideas
Linoleum is not a common bedroom flooring choice, but a variety of inherent characteristics are making this eco friendly flooring more popular in these spaces.
Bathroom Flooring Tile
A look at the different characteristics necessary for bathroom flooring materials.
Cleaning Gum From Your Carpet
Instructions for cleaning gum and gum related stains out of your carpet, using a variety of methods.
Ceramic Tile In a Bedroom
Information about the use of ceramic flooring in bedrooms, including maintenance and design options.
Ceramic Bathroom Floor Tiles
Ceramic tile is a great choice for bathrooms because it is resistant to moisture, humidity, and stains, and is relatively easy to keep clean.
A Complete History Of Flooring - Part One
A look at the history of floors, starting in primitive pre-historic days, and working through some of the biggest innovations in this industry, including the invention of heated floors by the Romans.
Budget Bedroom Flooring Ideas
A look at various inexpensive and economical flooring options that can be suitable for bedrooms.
Waterproofing a Brick Basement Floor
How to protect a brick basement floor against water damage
Cork Flooring In Public Locations
Information about cork flooring in public and commercial low to mid traffic level installations.
Laminate Bedroom Flooring
Laminate flooring is a great, low cost, low maintenance flooring solution for many bedroom environments.
Rubber Bathroom Floor Tiles
While rubber is not a common bathroom flooring option, it's inherent durability and resistance to liquid penetration can make it a great choice for interior bathroom spaces.
An Overview of Brick Flooring
Different types of brick flooring including engineered brick, brick pavers, and hand made brick floors
Natural Stone And Ceramic Hard Tile Compared
A comparative analysis of ceramic tile flooring and a variety of natural stone materials including slate, limestone, sandstone, and marble.
Vinyl Bedroom Flooring
Vinyl flooring can be used in almost any room in the home, including the bedroom. In this space the wide variety of colors and print options allows you to create the perfect floor surface covering for your bedroom.
Cork Flooring In Bedrooms
Information about choosing, installing, cleaning, and maintaining a cork bedroom floor.
A Look at Bedroom Carpeting
An overview of the pros and cons of bedroom carpeting and the different types of carpet materials that are available to you.
Vinyl Living Room Floors
A look at the different options that are available to you, when choosing vinyl flooring for a living room, den, or family gathering area.
Rubber Flooring Pictures, Examples, and...
Faux brick rubber flooring pavers installed in a horse stable.
Ceramic Kitchen Floor Tiles
A look at ceramic flooring and its use in a kitchen environment, including its ability to withstand the rigors of the kitchen
Professional vs. DIY Floor Installations
Information to help you decide whether to do your own flooring installation, or hire a professional flooring installation contractor.
Buying Rubber Floors: Style and Options
All of the information that you need in order to make an informed decision when purchasing rubber flooring materials.
Is Rubber Flooring Eco-Friendly?
A look at the ecological characteristics of rubber flooring tiles.
Durable Bathroom Flooring Options
An exploration of various durable, low maintenance bathroom flooring choices, including ceramics, brick, and natural stone.
The Most Durable Kitchen Flooring Options
A look at the most durable, low maintenance, and long lasting kitchen flooring options that are available.
Glossary: Flooring Adhesive
A glossary definition of the term flooring adhesive
Buying Ceramic Floor Tile
A complete guide to buying ceramic tile, including a list of options, concerns, and issues that you may need to be aware of before making a decision.
Flooring Sealer
A glossary definition of the term flooring sealant, sometimes known as finish or below surface floor seal
Cleaning Chocolate Stains From a Carpet
Instructions on how to clean set in chocolate stains from an interior carpet
Parquet Flooring Picture Gallery
A finger block parquet floor, that is being refinished, showing the beautiful effect that sanding and staining can have on this materials surface appearance. Page 7.
Basketball Court Flooring Options
Basketball court flooring is very important because it effects how the ball bounces when it is dribbled. This article looks at the process of creating a professional court, and the resources that are expended to do so.
Travertine Flooring Pros and Cons
The advantages and disadvantages of using natural Travertine tile flooring in various locations.
Natural Slate - Tile Dealers Versus Chain...
Information about the difference between buying slate from a delaer and a chain hardware store
Concrete Flooring In Social Settings
Various options and ideas for using the concrete slab in your home as the floor surface for your living room, or family social area.
Pet Proof Kitchen Floors
A close look at several pet friendly kitchen flooring options that can withstand dogs, cats, birds, and anything the kitchen can throw at them.
Environmentally Friendly Brick Flooring
The environmental considerations when choosing brick floors for your home or commercial space.
Stylish Bathroom Flooring Options
A beautiful picture of a ceramic bathroom floor with tiles printed to look like natural glistening polished marble stone. Page 4.
How to Replace a Slate Flooring Tile
The first step is to gather the various tools that you are going to use in the tile repair job. This includes devices for cutting the grout, breaking the tile, removing it, and then replacing it with a fixed tile.
Rubber Kitchen Flooring
A look at the use of rubber flooring in kitchens, including insight into pricing, characteristics, and the few drawbacks it may present.
Floating Bamboo Flooring
Floating bamboo floors refer to materials that adhere to one another, rather than bonding directly to the subfloor during installation.
Laying Out Tile Kitchen Floor Projects
Laying out a tile kitchen floor, how to measure, graph, and create a design
Resilient Kitchen Flooring Bargains
An overview of various inexpensive kitchen flooring options that are available to you.
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